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During severe weather season, the risks of lightning and high winds are top of mind both in terms of....
How Temperature Affe...
Many people believe that they need to live in an ideal climate in order to have a solar system insta....
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Over the past decade, solar trackers have evolved to become less expensive, and easier to operate an....
5 Simple Ways to Hel...
Business is simple on paper - spend less money than you bring in through revenue and profit. &n....
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Two recent reports, representing a virtual consensus among climate scientists and federal government....

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Accurate Forecasting During Severe Weather Season: helping techs and turbines work better
During severe weather season, the risks of lightning and high winds are top of mind both in terms of employee safety and potential equipment damage. Lightning is clearly a potential issue for turbine technicians, but it is also one of the biggest thr....
Multiphysics Protects Wind Turbines When Lightning Strikes
As the world moves to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, the global market for wind turbines is growing, projected to reach around $70 billion dollars annually in the next few years. While wind power on such a scale is a great achievement, anothe....
Maintaining America’s Growing Offshore Wind Industry
Operation and maintenance of America’s growing offshore wind industry is a task that requires wind technicians to overcome obstacles not seen on land. Unique challenges on this job start with the need for experienced land-based ....
RENewed Wind and Solar is an online marketplace for refurbished wind and solar equipment. RENewed Wind and Solar offers bargain prices on an....
The SHM.Blade and IDD.Blade systems from Wölfel Wind Systems allow structural damage and icing on the blade to be detected easily and effic....
Seeq Corporation’s R21 is an advanced analytics solution allowing organizations to rapidly analyze, predict, collaborate, and share insigh....
SIBA Fuses introduces True Full-Range Technology with their SIBA 7.2kV and 12kV fuses which are capable of operating at 100% full-range test....

How Temperature Affects PV Systems
Many people believe that they need to live in an ideal climate in order to have a solar system installed. While installation and performance are affected by panel location and physical obstructions such as shady trees, ambient temperature is not a ba....
Inverters that Maximize Production & LCOE in Extreme Weather & Terrain
Owners of PV systems want the flexibility to be able to build their projects in remote locations and harsh climates while still enjoying reliable, high performance production for the 35+ year life of their system. How these demands are met all comes ....
4 Ways to Save Time on Solar Tracker Installations
Over the past decade, solar trackers have evolved to become less expensive, and easier to operate and maintain. These innovations, along with an increase in the scale of production, help explain how global tracker shipments topped 20 gigawatts i....
Hydrogen produced in an environmentally friendly manner has huge potential to revolutionize the energy supply as both an alternative to foss....
The Fronius Tauro is a robust project inverter for use in unsheltered outdoor locations (IP 65), so that it is perfectly suited to large-sca....
The new Fronius Primo GEN24 Plus and Fronius Symo GEN24 Plus hybrid inverters are easy to use and have many features; the individual emergen....
Mosaic announced the launch of PowerSwitch 6, the next generation of home solar loans. PowerSwitch 6 bundles together several new features d....

Energy Storage

Adapting to Climate Change as a Caribbean Energy Developer
Since Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017, energy resilience has been at the forefront of industry conversations, as communities restore damaged infrastructure and debate future systems. The storms not only ramped up the ....
Critical Conditions: The desperate need for fail-proof backup power in medical facilities
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we become ever more reliant on power. Most of us view a temporary loss of power as a nuisance, an interruption to the way we live with our gadgets and electronics. But when we or a loved one needs it the m....
Fighting Water Scarcity & Climate Change with Sustainable Mining Technology
This piece is a follow-up to Jared Lazerson’s 2017 byline for North American Clean Energy. 2018 was a watershed year for the energy storage and electric vehicle sectors. The cost of solar and wind continued to decrease, while adoption of energy ....
Circontrol’s Cosmos is a cloud-based platform that collects and stores data from a specific set of EV chargers for monitoring and reportin....
The Alencon BOSS is a solution for both improving and bringing down the cost of DC-Coupled Solar + Storage dep....
Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q) announced the addition of a 1000W, 24V battery charger to its RC Series. The RC1000 is a high frequency charg....
The STM8L001 ultra-low-power microcontroller from STMicroelectronics targets cost-conscious applications, by combining ST’s efficient 8-bi....

Energy Efficiency

Blackouts in the Developing World How Microgrids are helping us cope
For residents of Maracaibo, March 7 to March 12 represented hell on earth. Power blackouts crippled the second largest city in Venezuela and left its residents struggling to find ways to survive. With the sun beating down overhead, bas....
5 Simple Ways to Help Lower Your Business’s Energy Bills
Business is simple on paper - spend less money than you bring in through revenue and profit.  Achieving this is easier said than done, but lowering your energy bills is one way that can sustainably lead to increased profits. Here are 5 easy....
New York is Raising the Renewable Energy Bar – Just in Time
Two recent reports, representing a virtual consensus among climate scientists and federal government agencies, just turned up the heat on the need for clean energy fast. In its Special Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ....
Larson Electronics announced the release of a solar powered explosion proof LED indicator light for remote areas and standalone applications....
Schneider Electric’s Premset, is a compact and modular vacuum, medium voltage (MV) switchgear providing reliability, s....
Xeleum Lighting introduces its Phaeton Parking Garage fixture, a high efficiency outdoor/indoor IP65 wet location rated LED luminaire featur....
The new SeaConnect 370 IoT edge device allows users to monitor and control real-world processes and trigger actions with SeaCloud, a cloud-b....